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Far from the madding crowd [videorecording] / a co-production of Granada Television and WGBH Boston ; screenplay by Philomena McDonagh ; producer, Hilary Bevan Jones ; director, Nicholas Renton.


  • DVD DVD
  • ISBN: 9781608835942
  • ISBN: 1608835944
  • Description: 1 videodisc (208 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2012].

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  • 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.
Originally aired on PBS in 1998.
Release date: Feb. 7, 2012.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John Daly ; film editor, Anthony Ham ; music, John Keane.
Participant or Performer Note: Jonathan Firth, Nathaniel Parker, Nigel Terry, Paloma Baeza.
Summary: Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, Bathsheba rejects the proposal of Gabriel Oak only to become his employer. Still in love, Gabriel can only watch as Bathsheba flirts with her neighbor, Mr. Boldwood unleashing a passionate obsession within the reserved Boldwood. Both men forsake their hearts, however, upon the arrival of the dashing soldier Frank Troy. Despite being in love with another woman himself, Troy sees a challenge in Bathsheba and sets out to win her.
System Details Note: DVD, full screen format ; stereo sound ; NTSC region 1.
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Firth, Jonathan. (Added Author). Parker, Nathaniel, 1962- (Added Author). Terry, Nigel. (Added Author). Baeza, Paloma. (Added Author). McDonagh, Philomena. (Added Author). Bevan Jones, Hilary. (Added Author). Renton, Nicholas. (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Far from the madding crowd. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Granada Television. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author).

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Alternate Title: Container and disc menu title: Thomas Hardy's far from the madding crowd

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